Ambitious plans for a huge windfarm in Lochaber – costing more than £150million and aimed at benefiting both the local and national economy – are unveiled today.
Plans have been lodged for a new car parts factory in Lochaber - paving the way for hundreds of new jobs.
Steel could be produced in the Highlands as part of ambitious expansion plans for the UK's last aluminium smelter.
The new owners of the historic aluminium smelter in Lochaber are planning to create hundreds of extra jobs by producing car parts.
The boss of Liberty Group has pledged to establish a UK-based holding company for his burgeoning industrial empire after the firm’s £330million buy out of the Rio Tinto aluminium smelting plant in Lochaber.
Workers at Fort William's historic smelter met the new bosses yesterday following the announcement that their jobs had been saved.
At least 150 Highland jobs have been saved and hundreds more could be created after a buyer was secured for Rio Tinto's sites in the region.
A buyer has been secured for the endangered Highland operations of the Rio Tinto group.
A Lochaber man wants to start-up an aluminium recycling business amid ongoing uncertainty over the future of 150 local jobs at the local smelter.
Concerns have been raised about the "lack of transparency" over the future of 150 Rio Tinto jobs in the Highlands.
It could be Scotland’s largest ever community buy-out…and the campaign has just celebrated gaining its 1,000th supporter
More than 1,000 Highlanders have now joined forces to try to deliver Scotland's largest ever community buy-out.
The group behind ambitious plans for the largest community buyout in Scotland is holding more public meetings this week to explain their proposals.
Costa del Sol resorts such as Marbella, Torremolinos and Fuengirola on Andalucía’s Mediterranean coast have been popular with UK tourists for many years.
The leader of Highland Council has revealed that she believes a community buy-out of the Rio Tinto estate to be "part of the solution" for the Lochaber Smelter.
More than 500 people have signed up to the trust behind plans to purchase the Rio Tinto estate, which would be the largest community buyout in Scotland.
Hundreds of Highlanders have signed up to become members of the group behind ambitious plans for the largest community buyout in Scotland.
Hopes are growing that a proposal for the largest community buyout in Scotland could go ahead.
A group set-up to draw up plans for the largest community land buyout in Scotland is urging local people to get behind the ambitious project.
A Highland councillor has described the timing of a visit by a Rio Tinto working group from Lochaber to a closed smelter site in Wales as "somewhat peculiar".
A group set up after it was announced mining giant Rio Tinto could close its Lochaber base will go to Wales next week on a fact-finding mission to a plant which has already shut.
Scotland's First Minister has pledged to do everything she can to save the Rio Tinto smelter in Lochaber.
Reports that a company with no connection to the aluminium industry is interested in acquiring the Rio Tinto smelter at Fort William have raised job fears.
The closure of Fort William’s historic aluminium smelter would be 700% more damaging to the local economy than Tata Steel's plans to shut down plants in Lanarkshire, according to council chiefs.
Calum Ross and Iain Ramage